Summary: News & Notes September 2, 2008
In May, Jeffrey Sposato delivered a paper on
Mendelssohn and the Bach tradition at the biennial
meeting of the American Bach Society in Bethlehem,
Pennsylvania. He also spoke on Mendelssohn and his
Jewish heritage at the Georgetown Festival of the Arts
in Georgetown, Texas in June.
Nancy Weems traveled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to
teach and perform in the Kuala Lumpur International
Master Class Series in May. While there, Ms. Weems
performed a solo recital in the residence of the
American Ambassador to Malaysia, in addition to
performances at the Cempaka International School and
the Seri-Pacific Hotel.
In July, Ms. Weems traveled to Pebble Beach,
California, where she was a featured guest master class
teacher for the California Summer Music Festival. Also
in July, she was a member of the international jury for
the New Orleans International Piano Competition,
where she also presented master classes.